LAHROE - Mohsen Zafar of Royal Palm Golf and Country Club and his club-mate M Rehman dominated the second day of the Punjab Amateur Golf Championship here at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course.
Mohsen, who was the overnight leader, suffered setback on the closing two holes in the second round, otherwise, it was all a case of perfect hitting backed by text book two putts on the greens. His second round score was gross 74, and that added to his first round score of 72, gives him a two rounds aggregate of 146, two over par, and a position on top of the leaderboard moving into the final phase of the championship.
His nearest rival is Rehman who is virtually breathing down his neck the score deficit being a solitary stroke. All through the second round, Rehman did not relent and looked equally determined to outstroke Mohsen.
Ali Hai (Karachi), Ghazanfar Mehmood (Rawalpindi), Fakhar Imam (Defence Raya), M Saleem Raza (Gujranwala), Lt Col M Shafi (Garrison) and Sameer Iftikhar (Gymkhana) also played well and ended the second round with 18 holes score.
Others with mentionable performances are Lt Col Asif Mehdi placed at two rounds total of 149, Taimur Khan at 150, Zohaib Asif 150, Robin Bagh 151, Sardar Murad 152, Zulfiqar Ali 152, Ahmed Zafar Hayat 153, Khalid Mehmood 154, Mubariz Ahmed 154 and Waseem Rana also at 154.
In the net category, the front runner is Saqib Khakwani of Lahore Gymkhana with scores of net 74 on first day and a brilliant 65 on the second day.
The championship will conclude today (Sunday) with prize distribution to be held at 6pm at Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course Lawns.